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2015-09-14

TECHNICOLOR : Technicolor and Sony Form Joint Patent Licensing Program for Digital Television and Computer Display Monitor

Technicolor and Sony Form Joint Patent Licensing Program for

Digital Television and Computer Display Monitor

Paris (France) and New York (US), September 14, 2015
- Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH, OTCQX: TCLRY) and Sony Corporation
("Sony") (NYSE: SNE) today announced a joint patent licensing program for
digital television (DTV) and computer display monitor (CDM). Technicolor will
be the exclusive licensing agent of the combined portfolio that covers DTV
and CDM. The license is offered for the convenience of both existing and new
licensees, enabling them to obtain a single license as an alternative to
negotiating separate licenses.

"By combining these two complementary patent portfolios under a single
licensing program, we are providing a leaner and more efficient licensing
program for the industry in the field of DTV and CDM," said Stéphane Rougeot,
President Technology Group and Deputy CEO, Technicolor. "This agreement
builds on Technicolor's successful track-record of monetizing its portfolio
of intellectual property and the strength of its licensing teams."

Technicolor is constantly investing in research and development in technology
areas that are pervasively adopted in DTV and CDM, including video and audio
compression, high dynamic range, wide color gamut, user interface and other
display technologies.

Sony, as a key player in the consumer electronics industry, has invested
substantially in research and development of television, and has created a
significant portfolio that covers a wide array of DTV and CDM relevant
technologies.

"Sony has a long history of successfully managing its large patent portfolio,"
said Toshimoto Mitomo, Senior Vice President, Corporate Executive in charge
of Intellectual Property, Sony Corporation. "We have done this alone, jointly
with other companies, or through third parties. This joint licensing program
is another example of managing our patent portfolio and making it more
broadly available in an efficient manner."

The two companies have deep roots and expertise in media and entertainment,
and are committed to investing in new technologies and innovation applicable
to the DTV and CDM market.

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About Technicolor

Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment
sector, is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world class research
and innovation laboratories enable us to lead the market in delivering
advanced video services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit
from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging and
sound technologies, based on a thriving licensing business. Our commitment:
supporting the delivery of exciting new experiences for consumers in
theaters, homes and on-the-go.www.technicolor.com

Follow us:@Technicolor-linkedin.com/company/technicolor

Technicolor shares are on the NYSE Euronext Paris exchange (TCH) and traded in
the USA on the OTCQX marketplace (OTCQX: TCLRY).

About Sony Corporation

Sony Corporation is a leading manufacturer of audio, video, game,
communications, key device and information technology products for the
consumer and professional markets. With its music, pictures, computer
entertainment and online businesses, Sony is uniquely positioned to be the
leading electronics and entertainment company in the world. Sony recorded
consolidated annual sales of approximately $68 billion for the fiscal year
ended March 31, 2015. Sony Global Web Site:http://www.sony.net.

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|Sandra Carvalho: +1 323 208 2624 Lisa Gephardt: +1 212 833 6826 |
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|sandra.carvalho@technicolor.com lisa_gephardt@sonyusa.com |
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|Emilie Megel: +33 1 41 86 61 48 |
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|emilie.megel@technicolor.com |
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| Technicolor: Laurent Sfaxi: +33 1 41 86 58 83 |
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